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Los Angeles

Craft and Folk Art Museum

Exhibition Detail
The Birth of Coffee
5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036


September 26th, 2010 - January 9th, 2011
Opening: 
September 25th, 2010 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
, Daniel LorenzettiDaniel Lorenzetti
© Courtesy of the Artist and Craft and Folk Art Museum
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The Craft and Folk Art Museum invites you to attend The Birth of Coffee exhibition opening on September 26th. Enjoy wine, refreshments, and music while viewing the stunning documentary photography by Daniel and Linda Rice Lorenzetti, and attend a public lecture and book signing with the author and photographer at 3pm.

A simple cup of coffee: Millions of people greet the morning, take a break, or end a meal with this dark brew. In these brief moments, coffee's rich flavor and deep aroma are simple pleasures unquestioningly accepted, although few of us ever consider the origins of this evermore popular beverage.

The Birth of Coffee documents coffee’s extraordinary journey from seed to cup. The photography exhibition, based on the book of the same name by Daniel Lorenzetti and Linda Rice Lorenzetti, chronicles the lives of coffee growers in Brazil, Ethiopia, Yemen, Guatemala, Indonesia, Colombia, Costa Rica and Kenya. Black-and-white photographs specially toned in and with coffee are interwoven with eclectic anecdotes and facts, bringing to life the stories of the diverse people who pick, plant and produce coffee.

 

 


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